FEATURED NEWS

  • MCEC gets green light for expansion

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) proposed expansion has been given the go ahead by the Victorian Government. ..


  • ICC Sydney showcased in Las Vegas

    A select group of attendees at this week’s IMEX America tradeshow in Las Vegas have been given a special preview of the International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) developing brand and new website, iccsydney.com..


  • Storytelling the secret to the North American market

    Global destinations looking to attract North American corporate meetings and events can no longer solely rely on traditional marketing tactics to influence destination selection, according to a new report from Marketing Challenges International (MCIntl). ..


  • On the move and multi tasking

    Mobile conferencing is changing how we work, with people able to dial in to a meeting from anywhere, but just how valuable are such calls? ..


  • BestCities scores trifecta

    Three of BestCities Global Alliances partner cities have secured the top three places in Monocle Magazines 2014 Quality of Life Survey. ..


  • IMEX joint statement promotes global collaboration

    An important step toward better industry cooperation was taken in this year’s IMEX’s Politician’s Forum in Frankfurt with the issue of a joint statement between the meetings industry as represented by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) and two global travel and tourism organisations –  the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). ..


  • BESydney launches new benchmarking system

    Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has released new methodology that could set a new benchmark for credible and transparent reporting by the global business events industry. ..


  • International association meetings market strong

    The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market, following the release of its 2013 Top 20 Rankings for countries and cities.  ..


  • Restaurant Australia launches at Quay

    Tourism Australia has unveiled its Restaurant Australia campaign at Sydney’s Quay Restaurant today. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • Starwood commits to new Phuket property

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced that it will re-establish itself on the Thai island of Phuket, signing an agreement this week with Phuket Advance Development Ltd to open the Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort in early 2018. ..


  • Accor Race to Survive Fiji teams raise over FJ$600K

    Participants in the Accor Race to Survive Fiji for Cure Kids finished their five-day race around Fiji this weekend at Accor’s flagship Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa. ..